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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #42 – September 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #42 YEAR: September 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Vince Colletta Letterer: Sam Rosen In the last issue, we saw The Thing captured and brainwashed by the Frightful Four. As the Fantastic Four fight back against their villainou counterparts, unfortunately the Frightful Four is ahead of the game by dousing Human Torch with water, gluing Reed Richards […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #41 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #41 YEAR: August 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Vince Colletta Letterer: Sam Rosen In the last issue, we saw Reed Richards, during a fight against Dr. Doom, turn Ben Grimm into the Thing in order to give a chance of the Fantastic Four and Daredevil in defeating Dr. Doom. Reed Richards gamble was correct but by […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #40 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #40 YEAR: July 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: V. Colletta Letterer: Artie Simek Dr. Doom has taken control of the Baxter Building, the headquarters of the Fantastic Four. And now the Fantastic Four and Daredevil are trapped, while Dr. Doom uses Reed Richard’s security system and weaponry against them. Unfortunately, the Fantastic Four has lost all […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #37 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #37 YEAR: April 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek With the marriage of Reed Richards and Sue Storm approaching, the guys are trying on tuxedos while Reed is experimenting on a power-ray which is a power amplifier that draws energy from an unknown source from somewhere beyond the confines of the solar […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Mighty Thor Walter Simonson Issue #1 – Halloween ComicFest 2017 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Mighty Thor Walter Simonson Issue #1 – Halloween ComicFest 2017 YEAR: October 2017 (US Release) COMPANY: Marvel Comics Art and Story: Walter Simonson Lettering: John Workman, Jr. Colors: Steve Oliff Edited: Mark Gruenwald Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in Halloween time of 2017, I picked up the Halloween ComicFest version of “The Mighty Thor” Walter Simon issue #1. Despite already having owned the issue (which is “The Mighty Thor” […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #35 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #35 YEAR: February 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek For those who love old 1940’s and ’50s films, especially those that had the college atmosphere, will no doubt enjoy “Fantastic Four” issue #35. Comic books no doubt had to be the shining spot in America, while anti-war sentiment was growing during the […]